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Movie Star Sinestro Leads DC’s Green Lantern Titles in October

DC Comics has been deploying cover art and solicitations for October-shipping titles according to the newly defined sections of what fans are calling the DCnÜ. So far we’ve seen hints of what’s coming up in the Batman family of titles as well as those designated Edge and Dark. Today we’ve got the publisher’s auspicious line of Green Lantern books, although you’re out of luck if Hal Jordan is your favorite ring-slinger.

Read on only if you don’t mind SPOILERS for “War of the Green Lanterns.”On sale now, Green Lantern #67 concluded the “War of the Green Lanterns” storyline, which saw lead character Hal Jordan dismissed by the Guardians of the Universe and sent back to Earth. In his place, Sinestro once again wields a Green Lantern ring, one given to him as a consequence of the death of Mogo, whose function was to ensure that only non-douchebags possessed rings.

As startling as this development is, we agree with the strategy of putting Sinestro, unquestionably the breakout star of the Green Lantern film, front and center of DC’s Green Lantern publishing franchise. Long live Sinestro!

GREEN LANTERN #2
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
1:200 B&W variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Renegade Green Lantern Sinestro sets a course for Korugar with one purpose: To free his homeworld from the scourge of… The Sinestro Corps?!

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Guy Gardner and John Stewart lead a squadron of Green Lanterns to fight a mysterious force that is marching across the space sectors and devouring not only their natural resources but their entire populations. Worst of all, those responsible have a vendetta against the Green Lantern Corps!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #2
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM, HARVEY TALIBAO and BATT
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
By their rings betrayed! Who – or what – has the might to tear power rings from each of the seven Lantern Corps, murdering their former bearers in the process? And why have the rings all chosen Kyle Rayner as their new master? As members of each Corps target Kyle for death, we learn more about the shocking fate of Ganthet!

RED LANTERNS #2
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art and cover by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
On a war-torn world where invading forces fight insurgent forces, the innocent always suffer the most. When a child screams with red-hot rage at the madness around her, she is answered by her weapon of retribution: Atrocitus.

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